Dr. Gary J. Collins, MD

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Dr. Gary J. Collins, MD

Cardiology | Male

Arkansas Cardiology PA 9501 Baptist Health Dr Ste 600, Little Rock, AR 72205 Get Directions
(501) 227-7596

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I enjoy participating in all aspects in the cardiovascular care of our patients. We have a full service clinic and have the most experienced and respected physicians in the state. I have a great staff and its a pleasure to interact with all our patients.Read more

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  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Medicare
  • Qualchoice
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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4.7 based on 9 responses
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Experience with Dr. Collins
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (9)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (9)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (9)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Collins' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Collins took time to listen to me and answer any questions that I had. He has a wonderful personality and was very honest with his answers, even if it wasn't what I wanted to hear. I would recommend him everytime anyone needs a cardiologist
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Wright Patterson Afb Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Wright Patterson Med Center

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Rensselaer

    Graduated in 1977

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Collins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  • Malpractice claims in Arkansas not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Collins' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Collins

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Collins' Care Philosophy

I enjoy participating in all aspects in the cardiovascular care of our patients. We have a full service clinic and have the most experienced and respected physicians in the state. I have a great staff and its a pleasure to interact with all our patients.